What is First Person? Second? Third?

source: JamesESL English Lessons      2016年2月3日
If you're learning English, you've probably seen 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person. But do you know what these mean? In this easy video, you'll learn to easily recognize first, second, and third person by understanding that these refer to the personal pronouns or the subject of the sentence. You'll see many examples and we'll practice finding out whether sentences are in first person, second person, or third person. You may have heard of "FPS" or "first person shooter" games. The idea is the same, and you will understand it after this lesson! Continue the exercise by doing the quiz at http://www.engvid.com/what-is-first-p...

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9 basic phrases for CLEANING UP

source: JamesESL English Lessons    2014年7月13日
http://www.engvid.com/ Learn some basic words and phrases you can use to talk about cleaning up in English. Do you only have to tidy up a little or is your place a pigsty? In this vocabulary lesson, I'll teach you nine easy phrases you can use to talk about cleaning up. It's time for a little spring cleaning and don't worry -- it won't be a chore! Take the quiz here: http://www.engvid.com/9-basic-phrases...

Commonly used slang words in English - Part 02

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2014年1月3日
Take the test : http://www.learnex.in/commonly-used-s...

1.Donkey's years- for ages, for a very long time
Eg.I haven't met up with my cousins for donkey's years

2a.Full Monty-to strip off one's clothes/ be completely naked
Eg.The 18-year old did a full Monty at the party last night

2b.Full Monty-To do something in a wholesome way, to do as completely as possible
Eg.I had a full Monty for breakfast-I ate eggs, bacon, sausages and baked beans!

3.Hunky Dory-Excellent, perfect, completely fine
Eg.Their relationship is just 2 months old, so everything is just hunky dory

4.Hickey- Bruise-like mark left on skin due to amorous kissing or sucking, also called Love Bites
Eg.My friend had a hickey after her very first date

5.Pants-Total rubbish, nonsense (crap)
Eg.The man who sang at the talent show was complete pants

6.Swotting-Studying real hard just before an examination or test
Eg.You better get swotting if you want to pass the test you got to take tomorrow

7.Taking the piss-Making fun of someone
Eg.Stop taking the piss at John, he is completely innocent

8.Lose the plot-Go crazy, become mentally unstable
Eg.What? Have you lost the plot? Stop screaming at me!

9.Its Monkey's outside-very cold, freezing
Eg.Don't forget to wear your jacket, it's monkey's outside!

10.Knockout-Gorgeous or a stunning looking individual
Eg.Michelle looked a complete knockout at last night's party

Post Office English. English At the Post Office

source: Twominute English      2013年12月5日
Many of us communicate exclusively through telephone calls, emails and text messages nowadays - all electronic methods of instant communication. Sometimes though, you still need to fallback on the age-old mailed letter. Sometimes you want to send a gift to someone, a written note, or a greeting. Do you know what to say in English when you go to a post office?
You must know all the English words and phrases that are used at the post-office to make sure you get your work done fast and efficiently. In this lesson we will learn several words and phrases that you must absolutely master if you are going to the post office.
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Learn English Phrases - Out of the blue / Out of nowhere

source: Espresso English      2015年2月12日
Visit http://www.espressoenglish.net for English courses and e-books!

The Health Report: Researchers Explain Why It’s Hard to Sleep in New Place

source: VOA Learning English     2016年5月17日
It is well know many people have a hard time sleeping in a new place. Researchers from Brown University think they know why. They said the left part of the brain is more active when people sleep in a new place. They said the brain appears to be keeping watch for possible danger.
Originally published at - http://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/...

English in a Minute: Another One Bites the Dust

source: VOA Learning English      2015年3月5日
"Another One Bites the Dust" is a famous song by the band Queen. But what does it mean and how do you use this American English idiom?
Originally published at - http://learningenglish.voanews.com/me...

How to use idiomatic pairs (with Rebecca)

source: Learn English with Rebecca  13年8月9日
http://www.engvid.com/ High and low? Now and then? Thick and thin? Did you know that when these simple words are used together in pairs, they get new meanings? Learn to use popular idiomatic pairs like these in English conversation and writing. Guaranteed to improve your English by leaps and bounds!http://www.engvid.com/speaking-englis...

5 Essential Communication Idioms in English

source: English Lessons with Alex  2011年11月16日
http://www.engvid.com Learn some basic ways to talk about communication in this useful idioms lesson. I cover "to give (someone) a call," "to call (someone) up," "to not see or talk (to someone) in ages/forever," and "to keep in touch." After the lesson, take the quiz at http://www.engvid.com/5-english-commu... .